Digital literacy – A communities’ responsibility

Image source: Unsplash The new Australian Curriculum rightly demands that all students become digitally literate and learn coding, as both will be crucial for future job opportunities. But this is easier said than done in an already crowded curriculum. Without appropriate support, schools with limited resources will struggle to deliver on this admirable but ambitious... Continue Reading →

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A way to breathtaking truth and discovery

Header image source: Unsplash So often the daily practice of writing can seem frustrating and lack purpose. There are the days that the words flow and there are the days that my brain goes missing in action. One of the ways that I jolt my writing into action is by typing up my post it... Continue Reading →

This is your Captain speaking…A tale of true leadership.

I was on a flight from San Antonio to Dallas recently that was delayed for a long period of time. This normally leads to unease amongst the passengers as the prospect of missing a connecting flight or not getting home on time to see loved ones becomes a real possibility. In the larger scheme of... Continue Reading →

Great learning happens when teachers get out of the way of students

Photo by Jens Lelie I'm hearing this constantly on Twitter following some powerful student Ignite speeches at the recent ISTE conference in San Antonio. The implication that great student learning only happens when teachers get out of the way is a false dichotomy. It implies that the students succeed despite us. I bet behind the scenes... Continue Reading →

Finding your true authentic creative voice

"If you take the process of creativity seriously, it has no shortcuts. You need to wait for authenticity. The discomfort is always there." Jad Abumrad - Founder of Radiolab We all have our heroes. Creative individuals who make the creating of art seem easy. The quality of their work inspires you in one breath and... Continue Reading →

Be wary of the power of your words

I remember it clearly. Even though it was 32 years ago, I can remember it just like it was yesterday. While the memory has faded into the background of my subconscious, it had a tremendous impact on the person I became. I was born in Ireland and as you do in Ireland, I was playing... Continue Reading →

Want to actually have breakthrough success? Develop a daily habit!

And just like that, it was gone! It had such promise. It had been on your mind forever and you were determined that this time you had its measure. But it eluded you...again...as it always does. As the excuses pile up; "Life got in the way",  "I ran out of time", "It just wasn't meant... Continue Reading →

Scenius: building a culture with permission to innovate

My dad is a massive Queen fan. Of the band that is. I grew up on the music of Freddie Mercury and co and I am now starting to introduce my daughter to their timeless music. They have had so many hits over such a long period of time. It just blows my mind when... Continue Reading →

Struggling with focus? Strategies to help you sharpen your concentration

Do you struggle to maintain concentration for an extended period of time? Do you find that the length of time that you can focus your attention has severely deteriorated over the past few years? Twelve months ago, I would have answered yes to both questions. There was a melting pot of reasons for this. Environmental,... Continue Reading →

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